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Module Title LI Accounting, Management and Accountability
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Accounting
Module Code 07 31731
Module Lead Julie McDonald
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Exclusions
Description The content will extend the study of Financial and Management Accounting and Audit, introduce the accounting/accountability relation and the roles of accounting in corporate and public-sector governance, and develop a consideration of ‘accounting in its contexts’. Seminars will require students to work on specific technical accounting questions and case-based questions requiring technical accounting solutions and a critical engagement with the adequacy of such solutions and recommendations for management action.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module, students should be able to:
  • a technical competence in working with accounting and accountability techniques,
  • a reflective understanding of the strengths and limitations of accounting and accountability techniques in the managing and governance of organizations and
  • a critically informed understanding of accounting in its various contexts.
  • Identify and explain the role of management, accounting and accountability in organisational settings
  • Identify and explain the interplay of accounting and accountability in both corporate and public sector governance
  • Identify and explain the role of auditing in organisational settings
  • Apply key concepts to ‘real’ business case-based problems
  • Critically and adequately analyse technical accounting questions and case-based business problems, and give recommendations for management and strategic action
Assessment 31731-01 : Coursework : Coursework (50%)
31731-02 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 30% coursework (2,000 words); and 70% unseen 2 hour examination.
Reassessment: 3 hour unseen examination
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